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Amb Jackson hands over the keys to the new KG block to the Western Regional Director of Education
August 16, 2016

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson and Western Regional Minister John Evans Aidoo inaugurated a USAID-funded kindergarten in the Diabene community in Ghana’s Western Region today. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided $100,000 for the construction and furnishing of this kindergarten, which was completed in June 2016. The kindergarten block houses two classrooms, a staff room, a dining hall, restrooms, and a playground.

August 9, 2016

This issue could not be more important.  There are more than one million orphans in Ghana, and too many of them are languishing in unlicensed, inadequate orphanages.  These children are all too often subjected to violence, exploitation, abuse, and neglect.  They are not even guaranteed the most basic necessities—things like food, water, clothing, education and health care.  In these conditions, they are robbed of the chance to grow, learn, and thrive.

USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Andy Karas exchanges the MOU with the director of Social Welfare
August 9, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection signed a collaboration agreement on August 9 at the Ministry. U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Robert P. Jackson, Minster of Gender, Children and Social Protection Nana Oye Lithur, and USAID/Ghana Mission Director Andrew Karas were present at the signing, which marks the next phase in their partnership to protect Ghana’s most vulnerable children.

Ambassador Robert P. Jackson and Mr. Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health, together launched the refreshed "Good Life, Live It Well
July 28, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Health, and the Ghana Health Service launched the refreshed “Good Life, Live it Well” campaign on July 28 at the National Theatre. The “Good Life, Live It Well” campaign will serve as the overarching Ghana Health Service brand and will promote positive health behaviors through television, radio, social media, and print materials. U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Jackson, government of Ghana officials, and members of the public were present at the launch event.

Amb. Robert Jackson holds hands with some members of the National Election Early Warning & Response Group as a sign of unity
July 26, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the National Peace Council, the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – officially launched the “National Election Early Warning and Response Group” (NEEWARG) on Tuesday July 26, 2016 in Accra. The primary objective of this Group is to discuss, develop, and recommend strategies to mitigate threats to the peaceful conduct of the 2016 elections.

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